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"Private Group Tour to Leeds Castle
Canterbury Cat"Private Group Tour - Leeds Castle -Canterbury Cathedral - White Cliffs of Dover Tour"You will be collected from your Cruise Ship at Dover Cruise Terminal at 08.00am in a luxury vehicle with 8 leather seats fully air conditioned & valeted for your day. You will be next taken to Leeds Castle (about a 45 minute drive); the Castle doesn’t open until 10.30am but they do offer private guided tours from 09.00am for up to 25 people. The Castle tour tak so you can be flexible.From there you travel to Canterbury & the Cathedral. The Cathedral has the option to have a guided tour with one of the Cathedral Guides (Only accredited Cathedral guides are permitted to conduct tours in the Cathedral) it would be well worth the visit. The Cathedral is nothing short of breathtaking and you could spend several hours in Canterbury enjoying the city including having some lunch. You will be collected from Canterbury to start the tour beginning in Dover and the White Cliffs. From Dover Seafront you will look back at the Cliffs & the Castle. Then you drive along the South Foreland (The Whit
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Standard Day Entry to The Canterbury Tales
"Your adventure begins in the Tabard Inn where you will meet the first of your costumed guides preparing you for your pilgrimage from London to Canterbury.To continue your experience you are invited to share five of Chaucer’s most famous tales with the aid of an audio guide (commentary available in six languages together with a special version in English for children). Along the way Chaucer’s colourful and entertaining stories of love romance
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"Private Tour: Leeds Castle
Private Group Tour - Leeds Castle -Canterbury Cathedral - White Cliffs of Dover Tour"You will be collected from your hotel at 8:00am in a luxury vehicle with 8 leather seats fully air conditioned and valeted for your day. You will be driven approximately 1.5-hours to Leeds Castle. The castle doesn’t open until 10:30am but they do offer private guided tours from 9am for up to 25 people. The castle tour takes around an hour an so you can be flexible. From there travel to Canterbury and the cathedral. The cathedral has the option to have a 1-hour guided tour with one of the cathedral guides. Only accredited cathedral guides are permitted to conduct tours.The castle and cathedral admission and tour costs it would be well worth the visit. The cathedral is nothing short of breathtaking and you could spend several hours in Canterbury enjoying the city including having some lunch. You will be collected from Canterbury to start the Dover and the White Cliffs tour. From the Dover Seafront you can look back at the cliffs and the castle. Then drive along the South Foreland (the White Cliffs). Stop
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Pick up a copy of the Canterbury Tales

I picked a copy of the Canterbury Tales to read after our travels to Canterbury. It just seemed like a nice way to feel a part of the groups of people who had traveled this way before us.A book to...
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Herkbert
Sep 17, 2011

Canterbury in spring :)

Canterbury is picturesque anyway, but the flowers that came out, it being the start of spring, were simply lovely. Some of the gardens are so ordered and geometric in look... so EXACT. I am definately...
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Jenniflower
Apr 15, 2005

Internet Cafes

Ive never actually used them here but there are two.One is located right in town next to O Briens Sandwich Bar, and the other is down near Canterbury West Station, right next door to Brockmans Travel...
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kentishgirl
Nov 05, 2004

Tourist Information Centre

We have an extensive tourist information centre, it is located just across from the Cathedral Gate, they book coach and ferry tickets, have leaflets and books on the city and surrounding areas.They...
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kentishgirl
Nov 05, 2004

Signs!!

I personally think that the city centre is very easy to navigate because it is very small, but everywhere you will find these black signposts to direct you towards the sights in the correct direction!...
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kentishgirl
Nov 05, 2004

1hr from London

Canterbury is famous primarily for its cathedral, Thomas a Becket was murdered here in 1170. The high street has a lot of character, there are shops with thatched roofs and the street is all cobbled...
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deeper_blue
Dec 03, 2002
 
 
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Obviously anyone going to...

Obviously anyone going to Canterbury has to visit the Cathedral, even though I think it's weird to have to pay to get into a church. But it's worth it, as it's al very impressive! The picture is of...
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adinda
Aug 25, 2002

Christ Church Gate

This is one of several gateways leading to the cathedral precints. It dates to the early-mid 16th Century and is a classic example of period architecture.
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roamer61
Sep 08, 2004

One of the beautiful old buildings

The variety of historic buildings that you will find as you walk around the center of Canterbury is rather impressive. This was one of our favorites.
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shrimp56
Oct 03, 2002

Drizzle & Christmas Cheer!

It was gray and drizzly when we were in Canterbury -- how do you think the grass gets so green?? But the Christmas trees and lights were EVERYWHERE.
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Sep 25, 2002

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36 Burgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2HA, United Kingdom
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30 - 33 High Street, Canterbury, Canterbury CT1 2RX, United Kingdom
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8 - 10 St Dunstans Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8AF, United Kingdom
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18 The Friars, Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2AS, United Kingdom
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63 Ivy Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1TU, United Kingdom
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2 Mill Lane, St Radigunds, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2AW, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Canterbury

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Cathedral

Canterbury cathedral is overwhelming in its size, magnificence and sheer wealth of historical interest. Look out for: the original battlefield headgear of the Black Prince (1330-1376), looking...
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City Centre

Central Canterbury (the bit inside the city walls) has largely retained its Medieval street layout and, I was very pleased to see, has also kept much of its older and most interesting...
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Christ Church Gate

Christchurch Gate is one of the ancient entrances to the cathedral precincts, accessed from Buttermarket and where you'll get your ticket to the cathedral. It is simply lovely. Cathedral records show...
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Eastbridge Hospital

The Eastbridge Hospital was never a hospital for sick people. The name comes from 'hospitality'..it was built as a place for pilgrims to Canterbury to stay. The murder of Thomas a Becket, and his...
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Cathedral Cloister

Although the Chapter House is not actually the cloisters (obviously) it leads off them, so I think it counts here as a tip. You can't access it by any route other than passing through at least part of...
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Historic River Tours

I found this tour after a bit of looking on the internet and it was the top rated one so I decided to go with them. After a 20 minute wait round the back of a pub I got on the boat with my wife who...
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Top 5 Canterbury Writers

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kentishgirl

"My Stomping Ground !"
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whitecliff62

"WHITECLIFFS CANTERBURY TALES"
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nhcram

"Historical Canterbury."
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leics

"Not really a pilgrimage......."
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planxty

"A Tale of a Cathedral? It's Canterbury."
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